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Ian Nepomniachtchi did quite well in the four previous games of the match. He had a slightly better position as White in the third game; he had chances to win as Black in the second game, and he gave White no chances whatsoever as Black in the fourth game. Magnus, on the other hand, seemed […]
It has been 5 years since the last decisive game in the classical games of the World Championship matches – 17 draws till this day. The fourth game of the match against Ian Nepomniachtchi must have felt for Magnus Carlsen like the most symbolic moment to finally strike. First of all, he would play as […]
The third game of the match finished in a seemingly uneventful draw, but actually, the day brought a lot of interesting things to discuss. First of all, both of Nepomniachtchi’s central pawns happened to move forward on the first move. The guest of honor probably wanted Ian to start with 1.d4, but he brought the […]
The most awaited chess event of the year, the World Championship match, started today in Dubai. In the first game, the candidate Ian Nepomniachtchi from Russia had White pieces against the current world champion Magnus Carlsen from Norway. Apart from the results, to most of the viewers, the most interesting part was to see what […]
The World Champion title in chess is different from the same title in the other kinds of sports where usually the holder can be changed every year. This is why the Olympic Gold is more valuable: the event takes place once in 4 years. To become the world champion in chess, one must beat the […]
Rossolimo Sicilian and how is it a World Championship Choice? The World Championship match is always at the forefront of chess theory. The openings and variations played have been subjected to profound months-long study by teams of analysts supported by powerful hardware, meaning that they are of the highest quality. This is understandable because nobody […]
The World Chess Championship 2018 is an upcoming chess match between the reigning world champion since 2013 Magnus Carlsen and challenger Fabiano Caruana to determine the World Chess Champion. The 12-game match, organized by FIDE and its commercial partner Agon, will be played in London, at The College in Holborn, between 9 and 28 November […]
The Anand-Carlsen World Championship Match is now history, with Magnus wresting the title with the score, 6½-3½. A premonition of the disaster for Vishy was seen in their encounter in Tal Memorial Tournament, Moscow 2013.
Mr. L.P.Khadilkar (1939-) is a senior arbiter who has conducted several tournaments in India and a keen observer of the game. Age has not withered his spirit or dimmed his zest for life. He happens to be the grand nephew of late Vinayakrao Khadilkar who crossed swords with the likes of Mir Sultan Khan. No […]
In the current column on ChessPublishing.com Chessbibliophile draws to your attention to Carlsen’s last theoretical battles weeks before the World Championship Match. Don’t miss the videos at the end of the article-Ed.